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  • Interpreters provided.
  • All communications are confidential.
  • Services are Free.

The Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative helps local residents and community-based organizations reduce the problem of vacant, abandoned, and blighted housing in the city of St. Louis. This program will help stabilize neighborhoods and create more affordable housing.

Services provided:

Vacancy prevention
Helps low-income residents with title issues and older homeowners to transfer their homes through beneficiary deeds to avoid vacancy.

Title clearance
Assists City agencies and nonprofits to clear land titles for development which creates affordable housing.

Problem property issues
Represents community groups and neighborhood associations to file lawsuits against the owners of vacant, run-down properties, to force them to  sell or repair their property.

Community Assistance
Educates community groups about the legal tools available to prevent and reduce vacancy, and to assist them with legal organization and nonprofit incorporation through the Microenterprise Program.

Services currently available only in the City of St. Louis


This initiative is supported by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
and the St. Louis Development Corporation.


For more information, contact:



Peter Hoffman, Managing Attorney

Matt Ampleman, Attorney
Latasha Barnes, Attorney
Brittany Hubbard, Paralegal & Legal Services Coordinator
Melissa Slator, Paralegal & Community Outreach Specialist

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